Your LIFE daily: Other ways to soothe animals; Alternative healing week.
There are vets who can offer homeopathy - check out the British Association of Homeopathic Veterinary Surgeons website at www.bahvs.com for more information.
Some vets can also offer acupuncture, although this is rarer. Check out the website www.abva.co.uk, from the Association of British Veterinary Acupuncturists for more details.
A NATURAL insect repellent to deter dog fleas - mix five drops each of tea tree oil, citronella oil, rosemary oil, peppermint oil and eucalyptus oil to one cup of water, shake it and put in a spray bottle.
HUMANS have used magnets for years to help with pain relief. Now magnetic products including dog collars and bed pads are available for pets too. Check out www.majormagnets.co.uk for example.
SOME pets can find themselves off their feet through illness or accident. They can get around thanks to a variety of wheeled carriers. Visit www.doggon-uk.com for information on wheelchairs, support slings, quad chairs and more.
SOME people swear by essential oils to help calm their nerves, invigorate or soothe and animals can benefit too.
The Guild of Essential Oil Therapy for Animals can offer more information. Call 01869 349813 or email email@example.com or visit the website on www.geota.co.uk.
REIKI therapy and EFT - emotional freedom technique are just two of a number of alternative therapies which pet owners have utilised to help their animals.
There is also Tellington Touch, an established method of improving communication between you and your animal.
It works on the basis of a series of 15 TTouches, gentle, circular movements, which influence the nervous system.
The TTouch method can help in the care and training of your pet and can improve health and performance and behavioural and physical problems.
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|Publication:||Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)|
|Date:||Apr 12, 2007|
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